On pluto : Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's. / Greg O'Brien.
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- ISBN: 9780991340118 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
This is a book about living with Alzheimer's, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, faith, and humor-a prescription far more powerful than the conventional medication available today to fight this disease. Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.-and the only one of these diseases on the rise. More than 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or a related dementia; about 35 million people worldwide.Greg O'Brien, an award-winning investigative reporter, has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's and is one of those faceless numbers. Acting on long-term memory and skill coupled with well-developed journalistic grit, O'Brien decided to tackle the disease and his imminent decline by writing frankly about the journey. O'Brien is a master storyteller. His story is naked, wrenching, and soul searching for a generation and their loved ones about to cross the threshold of this death in slow motion. On Pluto: Inside the...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Codfish Press, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1331 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 528 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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